Category:Monks Mound

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English: Monks Mound (Cahokia Mound 38, sometimes written as Monk's Mound) is the largest Pre-Columbian en:earthworks north of Mezoamerica/Mexico. It was built and expanded repeatedly sometime between AD 900 and 1200, and lies at the southern line of modern-day Madison County at Cahokia Mounds in Illinois, USA.
Object location38° 39′ 38″ N, 90° 03′ 43″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMapinfo
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Monks Mound 
part of Cahokia, the largest Pre-Columbian earthwork in the Americas and the largest pyramid north of Mesoamerica
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Instance ofplatform mound
Part ofCahokia
Named after
Culture
Location Madison County, Illinois
Width
  • 775 ft
Length
  • 955 ft
Height
  • 30 m
Elevation above sea level
  • 157 m
38° 39′ 38.52″ N, 90° 03′ 43.2″ W
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